Fuel Truck Accident Lawyer
A fuel truck is any gas truck, tank truck or vehicle designed to carry liquefied loads on the road. Often these vehicles are semi-trailer trucks that carry gasoline or liquid fuel. Due to the size of a fuel truck, tanker truck accidents can often include multiple other vehicles, which can complicate the situation, making it deadly.
The complicated nature of these wrecks can sometimes make it difficult to receive compensation. However, Duncan Firm lawyers know how to navigate around these obstacles and work hard to make sure our clients are compensated fairly.
With over 40 years of experience, we have won many fuel truck accident cases despite challenges. Our lawyers work hard to make sure each client receives justice and the compensation they deserve. If you are suffering from the results of a fuel truck accident, we are here to help you.
What Causes Fuel Truck Accidents?
With any large vehicle, fuel trucks can often cause major accidents. In the event of a crash, fuel trucks result in serious injuries or even death because of their size, weight and the dangerous substance the truck is hauling Fuel trucks often carry hazardous materials, which can spill onto the road, onto other vehicles, and cause critical damage. Flammable materials may catch on fire or explode, which increases the risk of accident related injury.
Sometimes the fuel truck carries a pressurized tank, which can also increase the risk of damage and explosion. If a truck was carrying toxic materials, a team of hazardous material professionals will arrive on the scene to contain any dangerous chemicals. However, explosions from these accidents can be large and extremely dangerous for anyone involved.
What Kind Of Injuries Commonly Occur In Fuel Truck Accidents?
The injuries from tanker truck accidents can be significant and life threatening. Some common injuries may include:
- Head Trauma or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
- Chemical Exposure
- Burns to the body
- Broken Bones
- Amputated Limbs
- Severe Lacerations
Duncan Firm understands how severe these injuries can be. Not only do injuries from a fuel truck accident cause pain, they also take a long time to recover from. These injuries can interfere with your daily life. Injuries sometimes make clients unable to work or complete normal daily living tasks. Fuel truck accidents can cause temporary or permanent damage and can significantly impact somebody’s life.
Our lawyers are empathetic to anyone dealing with the aftermath of a fuel truck accident. We are sincerely sorry for what you are going through and are here to help you recover.
How Can Duncan Firm Help?
Having worked with clients in Los Angeles, Little Rock, New York City, and across the nation, our lawyers have significant experience with personal injury lawsuits. We understand how an accident can impact the lives of our clients and we are here to bring you and your family justice. If you are suffering from a fuel truck accident you may be able to receive compensation from the following.
- Medical Costs
- Inpatient and Outpatient Hospitalization
- Pain and Suffering
- Physical Limitations
- Emotional Distress
- Loss of Earning Potential
If you are suffering from a fuel truck accident, let Duncan Firm help. Call us today to discuss options and begin your journey to recovery and justice.